Archive for November, 2010

Designing Data Marts from XML and Relational Data Sources

November 13, 2010 Leave a comment

Yasser Hachaichi, Jamel Feki, Hanene Ben-Abdallah
Mir@cl Laboratory, Faculté des Sciences Economiques et de Gestion, Tunisia

Synopsis Abstract:
Data warehousing being a dominant dimension in information storage, retrieval and understanding; comes up with a challenge of managing data of versatile structure. Relational data sources and XML structured data are found popular for storage. The chapter considers describing in detail the method of designing data mart to a given DTD from the above mentioned storage structures; relational data sources and XML documents. The method is also supported by the explanation of a use case example from the real world. Read more…

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“Visual Summarization of Web Pages”

November 13, 2010 Leave a comment

Binxing Jiao, Linjun Yang, Jizheng, Feng Wu
Microsoft Research Area, Beijing

Visual Summarization is an innovative new way of representing web pages in a brief yet comprehensive manner. There are mainly two achievements from such summarization. Firstly they act as an overview for webpage retrieval systems and users find it much feasible to look at glimpse of the webpage before visiting it. Secondly, in the task of re-finding visited web pages, visual summarization, are very helpful. Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox and safari web browsers provide a visual list of most pages order by recent visit or most visits etc. Read more…

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